FCEDA In the News

Fairfax County EDA works with 16 businesses adding almost 500 jobs to the local economy

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 9:29am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA— During the second quarter of 2014, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 16 businesses that are adding more than 400 jobs in Fairfax County.

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Fairfax County EDA’s popular “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business” workshops resume September 9

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:37am

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s (FCEDA) popular “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County” seminars continue in the fall after a summer hiatus. The remaining 2014 dates are September 9, October 7 and November 4. In 2015, workshops are scheduled for January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, September 1, October 6 and November 3.

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Fairfax County EDA kicks off next marketing communications workshops on September 23

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:16am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – On September 23, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) kicks off the fourth year of its Marketing Communications Strategies and Tactics workshops, a series of five sessions designed to provide entrepreneurs and business owners and managers the tools to communicate effectively to build visibility and sales.

The dates and topics of the sessions are:

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FCEDA issues statement on FBI headquarters search, reiterates value of Fairfax County site

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 2:28pm

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) issued this statement from Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, on the announcement that a Fairfax County site is on the short list of possible locations for the next FBI headquarters:

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Silver Line already bringing business to Fairfax County’s largest commercial districts

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 4:42pm

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., said the Silver Line, the first Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) line to open since 1991, already is making Tysons Corner and Reston – Fairfax County’s largest business centers – more attractive to businesses that are interested in expansion or relocation options.

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Fairfax County supervisors congratulate Economic Development Authority for 50 years of success

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 2:56pm

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors today congratulated the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) on the occasion of the FCEDA’s 50th anniversary of its creation. The supervisors issued a resolution recognizing the FCEDA’s work to promote the county as one of the world’s best business locations and build a strong, diversified economic base.

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Fairfax County EDA joins leading U.K. business organizations to host seminar on U.S. cybersecurity market opportunities

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 3:24pm

London and Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) joined forces with two influential British business organizations to host a June 24 seminar in which experts discussed challenges and opportunities in the U.S. cybersecurity market for British companies.

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Metro sets July 26 opening for new Silver Line rail service to Fairfax County’s largest business centers

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 12:53pm

Opening the Silver Line, which the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) today set for Saturday, July 26, will provide new connections to Fairfax County’s largest business centers, said the president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA).

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Fairfax County is home to 10 companies on 2014 Fortune 500 list

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 9:12am

Ten Fairfax County-based companies, in industries ranging from defense and technology consulting to financial services and hospitality, hold spots in Fortune magazine’s list of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States. The 2014 Fortune 500 is available online.

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Fairfax County executives urged to link business success with high-quality public schools

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 4:36pm

More than 100 Fairfax County business executives attended a June 4 kickoff luncheon for the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools and heard from speakers making the link between a successful school system, a well-trained workforce and a county economy that can continue to be the economic powerhouse of the Washington area and Virginia.

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